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Riana
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South Africa
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Posted - 13/10/2016 :  09:30:29  Show Profile  Email Poster  Reply with Quote



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Hi all, a small cerambycid from South Africa
Mpumalanga: Middelburg
Light trap, 9 Oct. 2016
Length 12 mm

Edited by - Riana on 13/04/2023 09:29:12

Francesco
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Posted - 23/10/2016 :  19:12:32  Show Profile  Email Poster  Visit Francesco's Homepage  Reply with Quote
It seems Afroeme (Xystrocerini) but it could also be some strange Anoeme (Meroscelisini).
Is the pronotum laterally ridged?
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Francesco
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Posted - 24/10/2016 :  22:10:13  Show Profile  Email Poster  Visit Francesco's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Actually, it strongly resembles the genus Oeme...
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Riana
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South Africa
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Posted - 25/10/2016 :  16:09:50  Show Profile  Email Poster  Reply with Quote
Thanks Francesco, am in Northern Cape at the moment, will check when I get back home.
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Riana
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South Africa
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Posted - 13/04/2023 :  09:30:40  Show Profile  Email Poster  Reply with Quote
Paratype: Afroeme kruegeri sp. nov
the publication can be found here: https://archive.org/details/faunitaxys-f-210/page/n5/mode/2up

Edited by - Riana on 13/04/2023 09:32:34
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beetledude
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South Africa
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Posted - 23/09/2023 :  02:55:04  Show Profile  Email Poster  Reply with Quote
PARATYPE FEMALE — In South African National Collection of Insects:

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/11192490
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